Also, Diana Alfuth, UW-Extension Horticulture Educator for Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix counties, will discuss considerations when deciding where to locate landscaping components such as raised gardens, play areas, and water features for a functional, but also beautiful and environmentally friendly landscape.
“The amount of grain in the field makes a huge difference in the amount of energy and protein the cow is consuming,” Drewnoski said during a presentation at the Driftless Region Beef Conference sponsored by the University of Illinois Extension, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, University of Minnesota Extension and University of Wisconsin Extension.
Alexis Luedtke, Beaver Dam, attended the 58th U.S. presidential inauguration Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C., through Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development as part of a week-long educational experience aimed at developing civic understanding and engagement.
Longfellow School, which has roughly 900 students, has been getting students involved with the garden. Journey House worked with UW-Extension and the Milwaukee SEED Initiative to add two beds on the side of the Journey House building. Students also worked with Bean Head Farm to install a living garden wall around the Longfellow playground fence. The Longfellow students helped take care of these sections of the garden and harvest the vegetables.
UW-Extension answers the question of Edelweiss. Edelweiss is a small plant with sweet little white flowers and fuzzy, silvery leaves. The flowers, set flat against the leaves, look like pretty snowflakes blooming from late spring through early fall.
This partnership was created to extend the knowledge and research of the University of Wisconsin to meet educational needs. The UW-Extension in Waushara County provides over 300 youth with opportunities to develop life skills and experience leadership roles through the 4-H program.
Beginning in the fall of 2009, the couple converted an existing building to accommodate a UW Extension designed, low-cost swing 12 milking parlor and the existing bedded pack barns (originally designed for raising heifers) were used to house the milking herd. The first 51 cows were purchased and milked in the new parlor on April 22, 2010. By the end of the year the herd would double.
Niles also recommended tapping into other resources, such as the University of Wisconsin-Extension or the Wisconsin Bureau of Land and Water Resources. For example, Jamie Patton, an agriculture agent from the University of Wisconsin-Extension in Shawano County, conducted Peninsula Pride’s soil day.
That was the point of a presentation made by University of Wisconsin Extension Service dairy nutritionist Randy Shaver at the 2017 annual meeting of the Sheboygan County Forage Council. According to the three latest surveys of the very top producing herds, most were in the southeastern quarter of Wisconsin, including Sheboygan County.